UK-based applicants

UK-based applicants (inc non-UK/ROI passport holders) audition in-person and are invited via email what to wear and prepare in advance.

You will be asked to take part in a dance class with ballet and jazz elements and to perform at least one song and one acting monologue of your choice.

International-based applicants

International-based applicants can choose to follow the email instructions and attend in-person OR submit a video audition.

Once you have completed your application email to inform us you wish to submit a video audition.

Creating your video

Please ensure you are recording in a safe, well-lit environment.

Record the following in this order.


Tell us why you are applying to Urdang.

Ballet (barre or in centre)
  1. Plie exercise
  2. Tendu exercise
  3. Adage exercise (must include developpe en croix)
  4. Grande battement
  1. Kick exercise
  2. Pirouette exercise
  3. Own routine to your choice of music

Record 2 full songs of your choice (any style or genre, but they should be contrasting for example; up-tempo and ballad).


1 monologue from a stage-play of your choice (1-2 minutes, any style or genre).

What should I do next?

Upload to a shared (not public) YouTube account OR via WeTransfer.

Email the link to: by your audition date. If you need more time, please ask.

We will aim to get a result to you within 14 days.

You will also need to have made an application via UCAS for any potential offer to processed. All offers are conditional on high-school academic and English language qualifications.

Student visas and immigration advice

If you require a Student visa to study in the UK, please find further advice and support on the City website:

Visa and immigration advice for international students